Steve lives in the heart of Minnesota’s nature, Grand Rapids, where fantastic fishing is literally all around. Steve has been a part of the Ice Force Pro Staff family since 2013 and has been working with Rapala for almost two decades.
Steve is an accomplished angler, outdoor writer and photographer. His work has been seen in nearly 30 publications including MidWest Outdoors, Fur-Fish-Game, Outdoor News, In-Fisherman, Fishing Facts, BASS Times, Outdoors Weekly as well as many others. He is an expert promoter, multi-species guide and tournament pro with many top finishes in bass, walleye, panfish and pike tournaments.
Steve is passionate about the outdoors and enjoys helping others be more successful on the water and ice. Steve’s best catch ever is his wife who loves being outdoors. He is also working hard to install good ethics, respect and passion in the outdoors with his son.
The One “Go To” Lure: VMC 1/32oz Tungsten Tubby Jig – Don’t let this itty bitty jig fool you, it is extremely versatile and a proven producer for perch, crappie, ‘gills, bass and even walleye. Use it with high-quality Sufix fluorocarbon line and tip it with your favorite soft plastic or live-bait.